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Noh costume (kariginu)

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Noh theater hunting cloak (kariginu) for male role with design of Genji wheels and Chinese flowers in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a dark blue silk satin ground; lined with purple plain-weave silk.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on March 3, 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

165.4 x 215.9 cm (65 1/8 x 85 in.)

Accession Number

21.188

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes